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Professional Landscape Architect
  Detroit, MI  

Job Category:

Municipal Services

Position Type:


Min Education:

BA/BS Landscape Architecture

Minimum Experience:

5-10 Years

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Candidates must possess a bachelor's degree in landscape architecture, five to ten years of relevant experience and a Professional Landscape Architect license. Candidates must have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Field experience is beneficial. Typical responsibilities include:

  • Perform technical design of job (urban design, public space design, land development, recreation projects, etc.) from schematic design through construction document phase
  • Develop design plans for urban planning, park and urban design projects
  • Articulate ideas through hand sketching and delineation
  • Perform the required evaluation, selection, and modification of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria to meet the project needs
  • Prepare concepts, renderings, maps and report graphics
  • Perform site analysis
  • Prepare construction documents
  • Assist in master plan analysis
  • Assist in writing proposals and technical presentations
  • Deliver presentations at public meetings
  • Research existing land use
  • Prepare project specifications
  • Research and complete permits as necessary
  • Estimate construction costs
  • Document design changes and communications
  • Attend council or commission meetings
  • Observe work in progress on-site as needed
  • Prepare design cost estimates
  • Prepare project status reports
  • Attend various meetings (client, pre-design, pre-construction, staff, public, etc.)
  • Maintain excellent client relations
  • Maintain a safe working environment



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